Professional kitchen knives are generally used by the the professional chefs in their kitchen at the workplace. These knives are used for longer period of time by them and hence need to be able to withstand the wear and tear of greater use. These kind of knives usually serve various tasks in the kitchen, so that the chefs wouldn’t have to change the knives very frequently while at work. Since professional chefs select these kind of knives, they usually meet the highest demands in terms of quality, sharpness, shape, size, weight, type of steel, type of handle, stainless or not, maintenance factors, utility etc.
We have enumerated below some of the best professional knives that could be very handy in your kitchen.
The Shun Classic 8 inch knife is a multi-purpose Japanese professional knife which can be used for wide variety of cutting tasks. The length of the blade is perfect for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins, and other foods. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is extra handy when transferring cut food from board to pan. The knife features beautiful Damascus-clad blades and D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles which provides maximum comfort. It’s lighter in weight comparatively to other European style knives. This knife is dishwasher safe, hand wash and dry recommended.
The Wusthof Classic 8-inch knife is made in Germany by famous company Wusthof which has been there for seven generations. The cook’s knife is an indispensable all-purpose kitchen knife that can be used for chopping, mincing, slicing and dicing. The blade is fully forged from a high carbon steel which resists corrosion and rust. The blade is fully tanged in its triple riveted Polymer handle for a better grip and durability. Due to Wusthof’s Precision Edge Technology (PEtec), the edge retention of the blade is longer. Hand wash is recommended after its each usage.
Victorinox 8 Inch Fibrox Pro Chef’s Knife is an allrounder knife expertly crafted in Switzerland by a company known as Victorinox Swiss Army. This knife has been the choice of professional chefs for decades for its due to its comfortable handle, superior weight and balance, and razor sharp edge that rarely requires re-sharpening, and and also due in part to the fact that it is hygienic and dishwasher safe. This knife is perfectly suited for dicing onions, mincing shallots, chopping herbs, crushing garlic, slicing meats of all varieties, and shredding cabbage. The blade is made of lightweight European steel that reduces hand and wrist fatigue. The ergonomic, non-slip patented Fibrox Pro handle was designed to minimize wrist tension.
The Twin Pro S 8-inch knife is made in Germany by the company named Henckels who has been around since 1700. The professional chefs choose this knife for its comfortable, non-slip, ergonomic handle and for the optimal weight and balance its extra wide blade delivers. The blade is made of high carbon stainless steel which has improved quality consistency, lasting sharpness, and perfect geometry. The knife boasts a comfortable, ergonomic three-rivet handle design that won’t wear against the hand and helps to provide control when doing any cutting task.
The Global 7-inch Hollow Edge knife is an all-purpose modern Japanese knife which is ideal for meat and fish, yet performs beautifully on vegetables as well. The knife is light in weight and offers plenty of knuckle clearance when cutting on a board. The hollow edges on the blade help food release from the blade more easily. The most important feature of this knife is its edge and extreme sharpness. The blade is made of high carbon stainless steel and its stainless molded handle is dimpled for safe grip filled with the right amount of sand to create the perfect balance.